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19:00
19:00

MPs Demand Gov't Plan on Bodaboda Operations COVID-19 3 1

Kawempe North MP Abdulatif Ssebagala raised the concern today during a plenary session of Parliament saying bodaboda riders need justice in order to make ends meet. He says that it does not make sense to stop bodaboda’s, and open up various parts of the economy as well as allow buses that move upcountry with more people mixing.
17:53
17:53

Private Schools Ask Government to Pay their Teachers lockdown 3 1

The National Private Educational Institutions Association has called on Government to pay salaries for teachers who have greatly been affected by the Closure of schools for at least a year.
20:54
20:54

Health Ministry Wrongly Announced Arrival of 300 Ugandans lockdown 1 1

Both officials from the Ministry of Health and the Civil Aviation Authority confirmed that no flights are coming in to bring a large number of Ugandans.
11:39
11:39

Chartered Flight to India to Return With Stranded Ugandans Ugandans abroad 2

According to sources at the Indian Association, the A fly Dubai chattered flight which will be flying some Indians stranded in Uganda to Mumbai and Delhi will return with Ugandans stuck in india.
11:16
11:16

Century Cinema Reopens with Only 5 People on the First Day COVID-19 1 Top story

Lorrainne Oguttu, the Spokesperson Century Cinemax says they are hopeful that the number of movie goers will increase over the weekend and the next days to come.
11:05
11:05

Gov't Discussing Plans to Airlift Ugandans to Central Location Ugandans abroad 2 1

The minister of foreign affairs Sam Kuteesa says Government is discussing with Airlines to transport Ugandans to a central location from the over 66 countries that they are in worldwide.
15:42
15:42

Covid-19: External Labour Companies Lose UGX 147Bn lockdown 3 1

The Association of External Labor Recruitment Agencies say they have lost 147 billion shillings in the four months of the COVID-19 lockdown.
15:46
15:46

Bus Owners, Drivers Want Curfew Times Lifted lockdown 3 1

The chairperson of the Bus drivers and owners, Nathan Byanyima, says that operating without reaching the border districts will also affect their in-country operations since most of the buses ply from the borders or get the travellers from the border areas of Kisoro, Kitgum, Arua, Bwera, Hoima and Tororo among others.
14:44
14:44

Give Landlords Tax Incentives to Waive Rent - KACITA lockdown 1 2

The Kampala City Traders Association have asked Government to waive income tax obligation from rent for the three months of lockdown to reduce pressure from landlords demanding tenants.
14:54
14:54

MPs Push for Free Water, Electricity Parliament 4 1

A section of Members of Parliament want Government to waive water and electricity bills for six months following the lockdown brought about by the Coronavirus pandemic, also known as COVID-19.
18:01
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Gov't to Clear More Ugandans to Return Home Ugandans abroad 1

Government will on Monday conclude on the process to allow Ugandans stranded abroad return home as it moves to ease the lockdown.
08:00
08:00

4.4 Million Ugandans Could Lose Jobs Due to Coronavirus-Report Effects of COVID-19 1

The study established that in the event that COVID-19 persists for the next six months, 3.8 million workers would lose their jobs temporarily while 625,957 would lose their employment permanently. over 80 per cent of workers predicted to permanently lose their jobs are from Kampala whereas in other regions there might not be a permanent lay-off.
14:37
14:37

Instant COVID-19 Testing Due to Start at Malaba Border Post lockdown 2 1 Top story

The Ministry of Health Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine says that they are setting up laboratories at the border with the hope that the stations start running this weekend. She says that with this in place, truck drivers will get their results within hours instead of waiting for the next day.
17:58
17:58

Museveni Invites Religious Leaders for National Prayers on COVID-19 state house entebbe 1

Tomorrow's national prayers come at a time when the number of COVID-19 cases in Uganda has surpassed 100. The country remains under lockdown with schools and businesses closed. No public or Private transport is allowed on the roads, save for essential service providers who were approved by the government.
16:27
16:27

Rwanda Planning to Evacuate Nationals from Uganda lockdown 1

The Rwanda High Commission in Uganda has started the registration of its nationals stuck in the country due to the lock down for evacuation.
16:42
16:42

Gov’t to Negotiate Visa Extensions for Ugandans Stuck Abroad lockdown 1 1

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has reiterated that Government does not intend to evacuate Ugandans stuck abroad following a COVID-19 Pandemic lock down.
14:51
14:51

Economists Advise Gov’t to ‘Go Slow on Loans’ in bid to Stimulate Economy lockdown 3 1

The caution comes amid a scramble by African countries to cushion their economies, support hard-hit sectors and provide social support to nationals, amid tough measures to contain the coronavirus disease-COVID-19, whose infection rate has gone beyond three million people countrywide.
14:23
14:23

UIA to Assesses Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses for Economic Interventions lockdown 1 1

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the business environment to justify required economic interventions during and post COVID-19 period.
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13:10

Uganda’s Failure to Stop Truck Drivers Triggers Social Media Backlash COVID-19 Pandemic 1

The highest number of cases was recorded last week when 11 truck drivers tested positive in just one day. Yesterday, another four truck drivers from Tanzania, tested positive pushing Uganda’s COVID-19 Caseload to 79.
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17:34

Kira Municipality Distributes Eggs, Chicken as Part of Relief Food lockdown 2 2

According to the initial arrangement, the government intended to distribute six kilograms of maize floor and three kilograms of beans to every member of the affected families to cover the period when the country is in lockdown mode. Lactating mothers in some areas have also received Lato milk and sugar.
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